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Unfortunately last year my grandfather passed away, which is why I no longer have the opportunity to take the interview. His name was Semion Gelman. He ...

During World War II many families were forced to resettle and head to the West leaving behind all their belongings. It was an exhausting travel in goods...

Tell me about your childhood, please. Yustyna and me slept on a skrynya next to a stove. We kept our clothes there and called it skrynya. At 4 am we hea...

http://www.dialogue-of-generations.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Interview.m4a In 1943 my father came home for a short leave. On his way to our home, h...

How was Jewish life in Mannheim during the 1920s-1940s? What happened to your family during these years? How did your father escape the camp? My father ...

My Name is Oliver Jagolski, I am 45 years old and I am going to talk about my grand-father Oscar Jagolski and my father Werner Jagolski. My grand-father...

I don’t know where my dad went. He wasn’t at home for almost a week. When German soldiers left the village he came back and his friend told him: “Don’t ...

An interview with my grandfather about his wartime memories....

Please introduce yourself and tell us how your hometown was like. [My name is] Christa Maischak, [I was] born on 5th January 1934 in Breslau, Silesia, L...

My grandfather speaks about his life, the main focus is put on the emigration from Lviv to the Polish Recovered Territories....

I would like to present the story of Stanisław Iwach and his family - a family that travelled all the way to Wysoka, Poland from the Tarnopol voivodeshi...

The interview was conducted by my grandfather and his wife with her father, Edward Szukiel, and then prepared by me....

The winter war became a horrendous test for the military. My grandfather said: "After the Nazi had left the Ukrainian village it was occupied by the Bol...

Programme of the youth encounter in Oldau during 18-24 Mаrch 2018....

2017 is over, it was quite full of events. The most memorable one for me was my participation in the international project “History begins in the ...

A story of Lidia, a daughter, and Natalia, granddaughter about their mother and grand-mother Anna Fokina, who have been forcibly moved to Germany and wo...

Please introduce yourself. I am Mykhailo Vasylenko, the son of Kyrylo Vasylenko, a former front-line soldier and I am going to tell you about him. My fa...

The war began when Nadiia was not even a one year old, but the worst memories are connected with the post-war times, the famine of 1946-1947....

Programme of the internal meeting of the Ukrainian group in Kyiv, 15-17 December 2017...

It’s always nice to see old friends. The moment you first look at someone you can precisely tell how sincere they are, smile and let them know in respon...

        I’m Borsenko Elena Vitalivna, I live in the village Vysokyi, Kharkiv oblast. My parents faced war at a very young age. My mother – Pashenova Mar...

  I would like to share my impressions from the intermediate meeting in the city of Vinnytsia with you. The meeting took place from 15.09.2017 till 17.0...

Drugi rok z rzędu uczestnicy międzynarodowego projektu młodzieżowego „Historia zaczyna się w rodzinie” biorą udział w unikalnym zadaniu historycznym. W ...

Sunday, 5rd of NovemberArrival, Welcoming, Check-in into the rooms19:30 Dinner Monday, 6th of November8:00 Breakfast 9:00-10:00 Warm-up (introductory ga...

  The first interim meeting of the Ukrainian team took place in Vinnytsia. The goal was to discuss the questions we might have had about the interviews,...

  Please introduce yourself and tell us about your family and relatives. I’m Poznyar Vladimir Yakovlevich. I was born in 1934. I have 2 daughters ...

Międzynarodowa Organizacja Pozarządowa Foundations for Freedom/Ukraina, Międzynarodowy Dom Spotkań Młodzieży w Oświęcimiu oraz Fundacja Miejsc Pamięci D...

П’ятниця, 15 вереснядо 12:00 Приїзд учасників12:00-13:30 Обід13:30-15:00 Реінтеграція. Що вже зробили? Робота з домашніми завданнями15:00-15:30 Пе...

I would like to share my impressions from the participation in the international project “History begins in the family” with you. The first session of t...

After a quite exhausting trip from Hannover (GER) to Lviv, our week in Ukraine has finally started. First of all, I have to say that I had the chance to...

History begins in the family is an international youth project that has revealed not only the truth but was also the reason for me to start my own inves...

Every time you enter different projects you are scrolling through all possible scenarios in your head, tuning yourself only on positive waves. So you ca...

Choose a member of your family as a respondent for your interview. Since the focus of our project is National Socialism and the Soviet totalitarianism i...

Presentation by Oleh Ovcharenko during the Lviv encounter, 2017...

I am an optimist by nature. No matter how hard it has been, I have never lost hope… Stepan Horechyi was born on July 4th 1929 in Rava-Ruska (now Zhovkva...

Programme of the project activities in Lviv, Ukraine, during 3-9 July 2017...

From January 17 to 21, 1945, the Auschwitz administration evacuated about 58 thousand prisoners into the depths of the Reich. At the same time, the SS w...

After the outbreak of World War II, the Wehrmacht set up a camp for Belgian and French prisoners of war in huts at the edge of the Bergen Military Train...

Presentation on how to use recording devices in interviews (English)....

Presentation of what is oral history and how it differs from the handbooks on history....

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